Does not be used as a buffer by Williams to protect Felipe Massa's podium with the two Ferraris ready to pounce behind.
Toro Rosso were fifth and sixth in FP3 but Verstappen was unhappy with handling from the start of Q1 and could only qualify 13th.
Could only qualify tenth after struggling with lack of power and having his best Q3 time deleted for exceeding track limits.
Sebastian Vettel said Mercedes were "in a different world" after Lewis Hamilton qualified a second one second clear of the fastest Ferrari at the British Grand Prix.
Button says he and team-mate Fernando Alonso know they have to stay positive after qualifying 17th and 18th for the British Grand Prix.
Both McLaren drivers were eliminated from Q1 in front of team's home crowd and Spaniard thinks worse is to come.
Finn says out-qualifying team-mate means little when Ferrari can only finish fifth and sixth behind both Mercedes and Williams.
Labels his last lap 'fantastic' as he out-qualifies Valtteri Bottas and helps Williams lock out second row ahead of rivals Ferrari in battle for best of the rest.
German finished 0.113s behind Lewis Hamilton after failing to improve on his final Q3 run, something he put down to a troublesome front left tyre.
Lewis Hamilton took pole position at the British Grand Prix as the challenge from Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg failed to materialise in the final session of qualifying.
Lewis Hamilton finished final practice for the British Grand Prix with a comfortable margin over the rest of the field after Nico Rosberg's best effort fell 0.552s shy.
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Hulkenberg impressed with immediate pace of the highly-anticipated B-spec car which Force India has rolled out for first time at Silverstone.
Spaniard says McLaren can only match the pace of Sauber after a troublesome Friday of limited running at Silverstone.
Nico Rosberg is not convinced his advantage during Friday practice for the British Grand Prix is representative of his true position ahead of qualifying.
World champion finished FP2 half a second down on team-mate Nico Rosberg after struggling to find a perfect balance with his #44 Mercedes W06.
Finn says there is still more to come after struggling with the hard compound during the Friday afternoon practice session at Silverstone.
German tops second session as Hamilton chases set-up at Silverstone, while Ferrari suggests it can take the fight to Mercedes in qualifying for the British Grand Prix.
Nico Rosberg topped the opening practice session for the British Grand Prix despite suffering a gearbox problem after just five laps.
Vettel denies his team-mate is going through a "negative period", reminding critics the Finn is a former world champion.
Some fans posted videos online suggesting he had made contact with Raikkonen before Austria crash; hopes to avoid Silverstone grid penalty for damage sustained by engine
World champion has struggled with his starts since installing new clutch at the Spanish Grand Prix.
Rosberg, who trails Lewis Hamilton by 10 points in championship standings, says "there's a lot of action, a lot of overtaking..." in modern F1.
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